Your site is composed of two main structures: posts and pages.
By default, your homepage is your blog post page. Posts are dynamic information, usually displayed in reverse-chronological order with the most recent post at the top of the page. Common elements of a post include: title, published date, author information, content, comments, tags and categories. See Working with Posts for details.
Pages are static. They are a place for information you want to share with readers but donat expect to update frequently. Common elements of a page includes: title, content and comments. See Working with Pages for details.
Example: You might create an About, Contact or Rules and Guidelines page.
Too many pages can make information harder to find and manage.
|Properties of a Page
||Properties of a Post
- Blog pages are displayed independently of post history and are more static. They remain the same from day to day since they are rarely updated
- Normally used for information that you want to share with readers but donat expect to update frequently.
- Pages donat have time stamps so donat show the date they are published.
- Blog pages can appear any where in your blog depending on your theme.
- You can change the order pages appear.
- You canat assign category and tags to pages.
- Pages donat appear in RSS feeds so readers need to visit your blog to view latest page updates.
- You can create sub-pages which you assign to a parent page to create nested pages.
- Blog posts appear in reverse chronological order so that the most recent posts is the first post that your readers see.
- Post are dynamic and updated regularly.
- Posts have a time show which displays the date and time the post was published.
- You can assign categories and tags to posts which make them easier to find.
- Posts appear in RSS feed so readers who subscribe to your blog will receive your latest post in their RSS reader.
- Posts display the name of the post author.
For both posts and pages, comments might be turned on or off. See Turning Comments On or Off for details.